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Amritsar shivers at 2C

Cold wave unabated in Punjab


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Thursday was 23.6C and the minimum 6.4C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 83 per cent and the minimum 24 per cent.
  • Sunset: Friday: 5.22
  • Sunrise: Saturday: 7.12
  • OUTLOOK FOR  FRIDAY: Mainly clear sky.
 
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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)

Ambala

24.0

4.7

Amritsar

24.5

2.0

Bhuntar

21.0

0.3

Hisar

25.4

8.2

Jammu

23.7

8.6

Karnal

22.4

5.9

Ludhiana

23.6

4.4

Patiala

24.0

4.8

Rohtak

5.4

Shimla

15.0

5.8

Srinagar

10.6

-4.4

Sundernagar

22.4

1.1

 

 

NATION

Read under headings Max (maximum temperature), Min (minimum temperature), R (rainfall in past 24 hours) and TR (total rainfall):

Station

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

31

13

0

0

Bangalore

29

15

0

672

Bhopal

27

10

0

1

Bhubaneswar

29

13

0

305

Chennai

20

0

1704

Dehra Dun

22

7

0

5

Gangtok

16

8

0

158

Guwahati

26

13

0

128

Hyderabad

30

10

0

222

Jaipur

27

8

0

0

Kolkata

27

14

0

460

Lucknow

25

09

0

5

Mumbai

32

21

0

20

New Delhi

26

7

0

1

Panjim

35

20

0

126

Patna

25

9

0

40

Ranchi

24

8

0

29

Shillong

20

8

0

234

Thiruvananthapuram

32

22

0

633

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Amritsar shivers at 2C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, December 8
Rainfall: Weather was dry over the region.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: The minimum temperature changed little. Departure: It was appreciably below normal in Punjab, below normal in Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir and normal in the rest of the region.

The lowest temperature in the plains was 2C recorded at Amritsar (Punjab).

Forecast valid until the morning of December 10: Rain/snow is likely at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of December 10: Mainly clear sky. Mist in the morning. The minimum temperature will be around 7C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning
of December10:
Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Cold wave unabated in Punjab

Chandigarh, December 8
Cold wave continued to sweep Punjab with the mercury plumetting to 2C, four degrees below normal, in Amritsar but abated in Haryana today.

People groaned under cold wave conditions in Punjab as the minimum temperature stayed one to four degrees below normal at several places in the region.

Cold wave conditions are likely to continue for the next two days in the state where low temperature warning has been issued by the Metrological Department. Ground frost may occur at isolated places in Punjab during the next two nights.

The temperature fell three degrees below normal in Ludhiana and Patiala, recording 4.4C and 4.8C, respectively.

Even as the cold wave abated in Haryana, Ambala continued to be the coldest place in the state, recording 4.7C, three degrees below normal, followed by Karnal registering 5.9C, three degrees below normal.

Cold wave conditions prevailed in Chandigarh and its surrounding areas with the city registering 6.4C, two degrees below normal.

A severe cold wave lambasted Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, where the temperature dropped to =4.4C, two degrees below normal. Jammu, the summer capital of the state, also reeled under cold conditions with the mercury dipping to 8.6C, one degree below normal.

The temperature also stayed low in Delhi, recording 6.6C, two degrees below normal.

Parts of Himachal Pradesh were also under the impact of the cold wave. Bhuntar in Kullu district recorded the minimum at 0.3C, two degrees below normal. Sundernagar in Mandi district recorded 1.1C. However, Shimla reported 5.8C, one degree above normal. UNI

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